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ON THIS DATE (29TH JANUARY) 226 YEARS AGO : UNSUNG HERO CHARGED WITH DISTRIBUTING “A SEDITIOUS PAPER”. Archibald Hamilton Rowan (pictured), a United Irishman, was ‘tried’ on a charge of distributing ‘a seditious paper’ ; on the 16th December, 1792, … Continue reading

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ON THIS DATE (2ND MAY) 224 YEARS AGO : PRISON ESCAPE BY AN IRISH REPUBLICAN, WHO LIVED FOR HIS COUNTRY, AND DIED FOR HIS FAMILY. ‘Little about Archibald Hamilton Rowan’s beginning in life suggested that he would become a leading … Continue reading

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